The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, premiered a four-hour classroom seminar on developing the value
Mortgage credit availability increased in October according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)
During its annual convention from November 8-11, the National Association of Realtors® celebrated the Good Neighbor Awards 20th year of the Good Neighbor Awards
Ginnie Mae today announced that issuance of its mortgage-backed securities (MBS) totaled $60.046 billion in October, providing financing for more than 229,000 homeowners and renters
The Center for American Progress released a new issue brief that looks at how many cities’ all-of-the-above strategies ultimately increase dependence on automobiles.
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration(link is external) (OSHA), falls are the leading cause of private sector worker fatalities in the construction
Associated Builders and Contractors’ Board of Directors elected Tim Keating, owner and president, R. C. Stevens Construction Co., to serve as the 2020 ABC national chair
Mercy Housing Southeast Receives Financial Support and Tax Credits for Greenville area Affordable Housing
Mercy Housing Southeast announces the award of Low-Income Tax Credits (LIHTC) for a 46-unit affordable housing community in Mauldin, SC. Championed by Bon Secours St. Francis Health
SAN FRANCISCO (November 10, 2019) – A variety of the latest and most trendy tech tools in real estate were discussed Saturday afternoon as tech savvy...
Operation HOPE today announced the appointment of Jason Schraub as Vice President and member of the senior management group, effective October 8. Schraub has served as Regional Vice President
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the renewal of its Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) that require U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind shell companies used in all-cash purchases of residential real estate. The purchase amount threshold remains $300,000 for each covered metropolitan area.
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced the finalists for its 2020 Best of 55+ Housing Awards, the premier design and marketing competition for the 55+ housing industry.
Associated Builders and Contractors Vice President of Health, Safety, Environment and Workforce Development Greg Sizemore spoke at a Nov. 7 Occupational Health and Safety Administration
On Monday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott ignored the voices of countless Austin residents when he ordered the displacement of homeless people living under Texas
Cybercrimes, including those involving transfer fraud and compromised records in real estate transactions, have increased over the past two years, and in 2019
MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, has issued its Taxpayer Consent Language, which permits lenders to share tax information received
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced today the formation of two advisory councils as part of its new affordable housing initiative.
If you've been looking for your dream home, you don't need to be told it's no easy task. Finding the right pick for you isn't just about knowing what to look for. You have to know where to look for it as well. Here are a few tips for narrowing down your options and zeroing in on the best fit for you and your family.
The real estate business is always tricky and quite involving. It involves buyers and sellers of property and here, there is a process that must be followed. Most sellers are not ready to go through this process and therefore decide to choose another party (an agent) who helps them in the transaction and only involving them where necessary. A real estate agent job is not an easy one and worse still, it is very risky.
RealEstateRama - An overwhelming majority of metro areas experienced price gains with very limited inventory growth in the third quarter of 2019, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors